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Norma L. Abney

January 14, 1932 — December 27, 2022

Norma L. Abney, 90, of Berlin, NH, passed away on Tuesday December 27, 2022 at her home. She was born in Staunton, VA on January 14, 1932 the daughter of Fredrick and Hattie Jane (Lines) Brown and resided in several places, residing in Arkansas for 30 years before moving to Berlin in 2021. She owned her own donut shop for 50 years and won awards for it. Norma loved music, had studied concert piano, loved square dancing, and had traveled all over the country square dancing with her husband. She was a ball of energy. Norma was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Family includes her children Kathy Springer and her husband John of Berlin, NH, and Lynda Patrick of Pangburn, AR; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband James Richard Abney, her children Sharon George, Richard Duncan, Karen Duff, Debra Duncan and Kenneth Duncan and her siblings Thomas Brown and Harry Brown.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2022 at 4:30 PM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Randolph, NH. There will be no calling hours. An additional service and interment will be held at a later date in the Henderson Cemetery in Pangburn, AR. Those who wish may make donations in Norma’s memory to the Adult & Teen Challenge of New England & New Jersey, 1311 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at

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Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Starts at 4:30 pm (Eastern time)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Gorham Hill Road, Randolph, NH 03593

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